Author: RVT Future

RVT Future newsletter #1 – June 2015

by RVT Future

  • 5 June 2015


Thank you for supporting our campaign to safeguard the future of the Royal Vauxhall Tavern – London’s oldest LGBTQ pub and iconic performance venue. Over the last two months we’ve had more than 10,000 visitors to our website and thousands of people subscribing to our newsletter, Twitter and Facebook pages. Our campaign to get Historic…

RVT Future: come show your support!

by RVT Future

  • 3 June 2015

Save the Tavern Adrella

RVT Future invites you to a get-together at the Vauxhall Griffin on Sunday 21 June from 4pm. Downstairs will be a social gathering for supporters of the campaign: this is your chance to come along, show solidarity and to get involved! The event will be attended by members of the RVT Future committee who want to…

An important update about the listing

by RVT Future

  • 3 June 2015 DO NOT SIGN

Hello, all. We were just working on our first newsletter, which will be heading to all our subscribers tomorrow, when we learned of some important news we wanted to share right away. Today, the current owners of the Royal Vauxhall Tavern – James Lindsay and property development company Immovate – have launched a new website, This site…

Making the RVT a listed building

by RVT Future

  • 17 March 2015

We want the Royal Vauxhall Tavern to be the nation’s first building to be listed in recognition of its importance to LGBTQ community history. (UPDATE: On September 9 2015, we succeeded in reaching that goal!) Because we think the RVT is such a unique and indispensable part of our country’s LGBTQ history, we want it…

What we believe

by RVT Future

  • 16 March 2015


We want to safeguard our beloved venue now to ensure we don’t lose it forever.

The RVT’s history in pictures

by RVT Future

  • 11 March 2015


The RVT has an incredibly rich history – and pre-history – as these amazing images show. It stands on the site of the Vauxhall pleasure gardens, which from 1661 to 1859 were a place of fun, fantasy and a bit of filth. The pub was built right after the gardens closed as the flagship building…


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